Friday, July 20, 2018

Dedications for Ashley and Smith

On Aug 1 and Aug 7, Fort GreeneVille Chapter DAR along with VFW Post 7262 will be having two marker dedications in honor of American Revolutionary War Soldiers buried in Darke County.

On Aug 1 at 5:30pm, Fort GreeneVille Chapter DAR and VFW Post 7262 will be re-dedicating the marker of American Revolutionary War Soldier William Ashley at Ithaca Cemetery. Ashley was a Sergeant in the Vermont Militia. (More information on William Ashley can be found at the Arcanum Historical Society.)

The next dedication will be on Aug. 7 at 6:00pm at Stelvideo Cemetery. The dedication will honor American Revolutionary War Soldier William Smith with a new marker.

Smith served in the Delaware Militia for 6 years and was ranked a private.

Fort GreeneVille DAR invites everyone to attend along with the descendants of Ashley and Smith.

Please honor our county’s Patriots.

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